Design of an RDFizer for Online Social Network Services

  • Junsik Hwang
  • Hyosook Jung
  • Sujin Yoo
  • Seongbin Park
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 276)


Recently, the number of online Social Networking Services (SNSs) such as Facebook or Twitter has been increasing and many users have various activities such as talk, image sharing and, making recommendations, etc. In addition, they can write their own profiles that contain a lot of personal information and values. If we can apply Semantic Web technology such as Resource Description Framework (RDF) to the information existing on SNSs, it can help analyzing valuable information in a machine-understandable way. In this paper, we propose an RDF Schema that defines social activities on SNSs. Then, we implemented a system by which data existing on SNSs can be converted into an RDF document using the proposed RDF schema.


Semantic Web Social Network Service Semantic SNS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Junsik Hwang
    • 1
  • Hyosook Jung
    • 1
  • Sujin Yoo
    • 1
  • Seongbin Park
    • 1
  1. 1.Korea UniversitySeoulKorea

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